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Edinburgh Castle, EH1 2NG
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Explore the history of anatomical study, from artistic explorations by Leonardo da Vinci to the Burke and Hare murders.
Ornate silver chest pointed at diagonally to view two sides at once. A heavy lock guards it and a coat of arms is inscribed on one side.
See an iconic piece of Scotland’s national heritage, the silver casket believed to have been owned by Mary, Queen of Scots.
Various museum objects
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Scottish History and Archaeology
30 min activity
Download our fearsome Viking colouring sheets or have a go at making bread the Viking way.
Make your own Viking bread [PDF 759KB]
This recipe is based on an analysis of Viking Age bread, found in Birka, Sweden.
Viking Colouring Sheets [PDF 3MB]
Colour in these Viking warriors drawn by artist Jon Hodgson.